Modern Greek Studies Association

Dr. Neni Panourgiá

Visiting Associate Professor

The New School for Social Research
Department of Anthropology


Ph.D. 1992 Indiana University (Anthropology, Turkish Studies)

M.A. 1985 Indiana University (Anthropology, Museum Studies)

B.A. 1981 Deree College (History, English Literature)

1989-90 University of Utah (Special Studies in Epidemiology)


Principal Publications

Ethnographica Moralia: Experiments in Interpretive Anthropology.
co-edited with George E. Marcus, Fordham University Press, 2008

Dangerous Citizens. The Greek Left and the Terror of the State.
Fordham University Press, 2008

Fragments of Death, Fables of Identity: An Athenian Anthropography. University of Wisconsin Press, 1995.

Anthropology Department
The New School for Social Research
6 East 16th Street, Office 927
New York, NY 10011

Heyman Center for the Humanities
Columbia University
New York, NY 10027


212-229-5757, ext 2025

Areas of Specialization

Anthropology (Medical, Theory, Cultural Formations)

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

The Culture of Oedipus
Carnal Subjectivities
European Trajectories: The View from the Empire
"Other Tribes": Constructions of Alterity in Early European Thought
Athens as Cultural Space

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